Forensic Mental Health Nurse


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My client is a leading provider of mental health services from a Kaupapa Maori perspective and a strong multi - disciplinary approach. As an organisation it has taken on the important responsibility of providing high quality, culturally appropriate generic and nursing-specific assessment, treatment, referral and liaison/consultation services to Maori and non-Maori whanau and significant others.

Currently my client requires Forensic  Mental Health nurses or nurses with an interested in developing their forensic nursing skills. Ideally you will have an understanding of the  the four principles of Hauora health and wellbeing: Taha Tinana (Physical Wellbeing - health) Taha Hinengaro (Mental & Emotional wellbeing - self-confidence) Taha Whanau (Social Wellbeing - self-esteem) and Taha Wairua (Spiritual wellbeing - personal beliefs)  You’ll be working in New Zealand's only Maori registered psychiatric hospital in a beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Hamilton. The role is based in a minimum security residential unit the operates with a 24/7 roster. 

Fluency in Te Reo is advantageous although our client is primarily looking for someone who has a genuine Hauora affinity and wants to care for those at risk who may be physically or mentally challenged with an interest or experience in forensic nursing.

Job Requirements:

- your communication skills are fluent in both written and spoken English?
-  you are able to process clear written records of interventions in line with best practise standards?
- you a team player who understands and is passionate about caring for those at risk? - - you are happy working in sometimes changing and sometimes challenging situations? - you get a buzz out of giving your best every day?
- you have a current APC

You’d like to be considered for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to
The salary for this position is negotiable and will depend on your level of experience and other skills you can bring to this role. 
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EVP Recruitment Waikato PO Box 9311, Waikato Mail Centre

Phone: (07) 8477867
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